Arise appoints Acting Chief Executive Officer
As we enter a brand-new year, Arise would like to wish its partner banks, shareholders, and all other stakeholders all the best for the year ahead. May 2022 be a prosperous and fruitful year for your organization and staff.
We are pleased to announce that the Arise Supervisory Board and shareholders have appointed Mr. Albert Jonkergouw as the Acting Chief Executive Officer of Arise as of 1 January 2022. Mr. Jonkergouw, who joined Arise in July last year as the Chief Financial Risk Officer also serves as a member of the Arise Management Board.
With the support of the Arise team he will take forward the mantle of ensuring that Arise continues to deliver on its core mandate of investing in Africa’s local prosperity by partnering with sustainable, local financial service providers to promote economic growth, spur job creation and create an inclusive economy in Africa.
Mr. Jonkergouw and the Arise team look forward to once again collaborating with its partner banks and shareholders on value creation initiatives to advance economic growth and contribute to a robust inclusive economy on the African continent.